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Harry Harding Williams

Harry H. Williams, aka Shorty, a former resident of Meridith, Colo., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 12, in Grand Junction, Colo. Harry was born on April 8, 1921, to Frederick Williams and Ethyl Steele at Meredith, Colo.

He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Florence Todd; two sons, Danny and Bill; daughter, Norma; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

They moved from Thomasville to Clifton and then Fruita.

Harry was an amazing man with many talents. He loved working with animals, sports and was an accomplished pilot. He had various job interests, including operating a successful farm in Canon Creek, he worked for the City of Glenwood Springs, worked on Ruedi Dam, culminating in Thomasville, where they built and owned a restaurant, motel, grocery store, liquor store and gas station.

He will be greatly missed.

A family memorial is planned for the future.

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